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How to Identify and Control DoH On Your Network

Along with bandwidth, privacy and security are the major concerns shared by everybody and everything on the Internet. Engaging in man-in-the-middle style attacks, today hackers from cyber criminal organizations, state sponsored or masse surveillance interception, can intercept clear-text DNS lookups, track and monitor users’ activities or interfere

How to Identify and Control DoH On Your Network

Along with bandwidth, privacy and security are the major concerns shared by everybody and everything on the Internet. Engaging in man-in-the-middle style attacks, today hackers from cyber criminal organizations, state sponsored or masse surveillance interception, can intercept clear-text DNS lookups, track and monitor users’ activities or interfere

New Sophos Central management and reporting for XG Firewall

Today, XG Firewall’s integration with Sophos Central gets a major boost with some exciting enhancements for managing multiple firewalls easily, and for the first time, providing access to your firewall reporting in the cloud. All XG Firewall customers have access to these new capabilities at no extra

Firefox Enables DNS over HTTPS

This is good news: Whenever you visit a website — even if it’s HTTPS enabled — the DNS query that converts the web address into an IP address that computers can read is usually unencrypted. DNS-over-HTTPS, or DoH, encrypts the request so that it can’t be intercepted

How I learned to stop worrying and love ‘grey hat’ tools

A comprehensive security solution needs a sense of subtlety: not all machine code lends itself to be classified easily as malicious. As with most things in life, there’s a grey area in malware detection that includes hacking tools, poorly designed or easily exploitable applications, or borderline adware

Harden your public cloud environment against APT-style attacks

Sophos Labs has discovered a new APT-style malware on cloud-hosted servers running both Linux and Windows. Called Cloud Snooper, it can evade traditional firewall security techniques, both on premises and in the cloud. A sneaky attack Cyberattacks tunneling to evade a firewall is nothing new, but the

‘Cloud Snooper’ Attack Bypasses Firewall Security Measures

In the course of investigating a malware infection of cloud infrastructure servers hosted in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud, SophosLabs discovered a sophisticated attack that employed a unique combination of techniques to evade detection and that permits the malware to communicate freely with its command and

Symantec Participates in Latest MITRE ATT&CK® Evaluation

About the Author Kevin Haley Director, Symantec Security Response Kevin Haley is responsible for ensuring the security content from Symantec’s Global Intelligence Network is actionable for its customers;including focus on education in security issues and incorporating the security content into Symantec’s enterprise products.

Symantec Security Summary

2. The upcoming census will make history. Largely because it will be the first one conducted primarily online with respondents encouraged to submit their answers over the internet. What could possibly go wrong? For starters, everything. Back in 2017, the GAO included the census in its list

Symantec Security Summary

2. The upcoming census will make history. Largely because it will be the first one conducted primarily online with respondents encouraged to submit their answers over the internet. What could possibly go wrong? For starters, everything. Back in 2017, the GAO included the census in its list

Symantec Security Summary

2. The upcoming census will make history. Largely because it will be the first one conducted primarily online with respondents encouraged to submit their answers over the internet. What could possibly go wrong? For starters, everything. Back in 2017, the GAO included the census in its list

Zyxel Fixes 0day in Network Storage Devices

24Feb 20 Zyxel Fixes 0day in Network Storage Devices Patch comes amid active exploitation by ransomware gangs Networking hardware vendor Zyxel today released an update to fix a critical flaw in many of its network attached storage (NAS) devices that can be used

24th February – Threat Intelligence Bulletin

February 24, 2020 For the latest discoveries in cyber research for the week of 24th February 2020, please download our Threat Intelligence Bulletin. Top Attacks and Breaches Check Point researchers are following an evolving, ongoing Malspam campaign that is targeting more than 80 Turkish companies with the

Russia Is Trying to Tap Transatlantic Cables

The Times of London is reporting that Russian agents are in Ireland probing transatlantic communications cables. Ireland is the landing point for undersea cables which carry internet traffic between America, Britain and Europe. The cables enable millions of people to communicate and allow financial transactions to take